Is this log base 10 or base e?Suppose that, in a particular race, each boat $B_j$ rows at a steady speed $v_j=−logX_j$ metres per second...

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Is this log base 10 or base e?Suppose that, in a particular race, each boat $B_j$ rows at a steady speed $v_j=−logX_j$ metres per second...

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https://projecteuler.net/problem=597

https://projecteuler.net/problem=597

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Right, thanks. That was useful.RobertStanforth wrote: ↑Tue Jan 21, 2020 9:24 amYou can take it to be base $e$ ... but actually it doesn't matter because a different base would just scale all speeds by the same constant without affecting the sequence of events.